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Keeping the 'Public' in Public Health

At the Rutgers School of Public Health, we’re educating leaders, putting research into practice, and developing public health solutions rooted in our deep commitment to health equity, social justice, and advocacy.

Become a Public Health Leader

Our innovative graduate degree and post-baccalaureate certificate programs address the evolving needs of public health. Our many Master of Public Health (MPH), STEM-designated Master of Science (MS), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Doctor of Public Health (DrPH), accelerated Bachelor's/MPH, dual-degree, and post-baccalaureate certificate, are designed to fit your interests and needs. 

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The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced new federal rules requiring water companies to reduce the amount of so-called forever chemicals – which have been linked to increase cancer risk and other illnesses – in drinking water nationwide. Robert Laumbach, a clinical researcher with the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute who has been studying forever chemicals in the drinking water in Gloucester County, talked to Rutgers Today about what they are and how they impact human health.

Sam Nemeth

Samuel ‘Sam’ Nemeth, a Master of Public Health student specializing in Population Aging at Rutgers School of Public Health, is currently investigating how prosocial behaviors help increase the chances of recovering from physical and cognitive impairments, and how using an mHealth app, the practice of medicine and public health supported by mobile devices, may improve mental health in older adults.

We spoke with Sam about his passion for population aging and public health, and why this intersection is crucial to recognize during Older Americans Month and beyond.